Saturday, September 1, 2018

THE WEEK IN REVIEW: AUGUST 26-SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

SCHOOLS ARE BACK IN SESSION!
PLEASE OBSERVE ALL SAFETY REGULATIONS CONCERNING THEM!

SEPTEMBER 3 IS LABOR DAY.
SEPTEMBER 4 MARKS THE 130TH ANNIVERSARY OF GEORGE EASTMAN’S PATENT FOR THE FIRST KODAK CAMERA.
SEPTEMBER 4 IS THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF
BEATRIX POTTER CREATING PETER RABBIT.
SEPTEMBER 4 IS THE 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF HARRY S. TRUMAN BEING THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS THE NATION ON TELEVISION.



AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Puerto Rico has revised the death toll from Hurricane Maria to 2,975!😲
*While American President Donald Trump negotiates a new NAFTA deal, will Canada be involved???
*Emmerson Mnangagwa is officially the new President of Zimbabwe.
*Pope Francis recently visited Ireland.
*Europe may soon end their version of Daylight Saving Time.
*The Coca-Cola Company wants to buy Costa Coffee.

THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*The Free Choice E-zine does not support terrorism, no matter what the “cause” or alleged “justification”. Thus we will only be posting news items in this section whenever terrorists are brought to justice.

😭PASSING PARADE…
*The victims of the senseless gun violence at a video game tournament!
*Vietnam War Veteran and Senator John McCain is no longer with us.
*Actress Vanessa Marquez (ER, Stand and Deliver) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Legendary comic book artist Marie Severin (credits too numerous to mention) has passed away.
*Author/Playwright Neil Simon (credits too numerous to mention) has passed away.
*Actor Fredd Wayne (numerous stage, screen, and television credits) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Classic movie poster designer Silvano Campeggi (Casablanca, Singin’ In The Rain, Breakfast At Tiffany’s) has passed away.
*Comic book writer Gary Friedrich (motorcycle Ghost Rider, Hulk, Sgt. Fury, and more) is no longer with us.
*Actress Susan Brown (As The World Turns, Santa Barbara, General Hospital) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.

WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
POLITICALLY…
*President Trump wants to “regulate” Google???
*His employees are legally forbidden to criticize Trump???
*The media event that wasn’t.
*While Trump negotiates a new NAFTA deal, will Canada be involved???
*The Associated Press’ latest Trump fact checking. but apparently Trump wants NOBODY to know anything about him. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The Trump Tax Cuts have NOT helped the housing industry.
*Trump has canceled all impending Federal pay raises.
*Does the Secretary of Education support guns in schools???
*President Trump’s “concerns” should the Republicans lose the 2018 midterm elections this fall, and what the Democrats are actually contemplating. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*But whatever happens, Jeff Sessions will stay employed until then.
MEANWHILE…
*How Donald Trump reacted to Senator John McCain’s passing. First the flags were down… (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*With McCain’s passing, THIS old lie resurfaces???
*Senator McCain was laid to rest September 1. Trump wasn't a pallbearer, many praised McCain, but where was the President??? (There are 4/FOUR separate links in this item.)
*How NOT to campaign, and the reactions it creates. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
ELSEWHERE…
*Standing up to bullies should NOT end like this!
*Sadly, The Village Voice is no longer in production.
*Granted, weddings are expensive, but to charge an attendance fee to the event???
*An until now hidden coral reef has been found off the South Carolina coast.

THE FREE CHOICE E-ZINE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ITS LOYAL READERSHIP FOR GRANTING US 1,828 PAGE VIEWS IN AUGUST 2018.

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